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Section 127

SCHEDULE 23E+WInvestigation of complaints of police misconduct etc.

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

1E+WThe Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) has effect subject to the following amendments.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 23 para. 1 in force at 3.11.2008 by S.I. 2008/2712, art. 2, Sch. para. 17(a)

2E+WIn section 23(2) (regulations) after paragraph (q) insert—

(r)for enabling representations on behalf of a person to whose conduct an investigation relates to be made to the Commission by a person who is not that person's legal representative but is of a description specified in the regulations.

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 23 para. 2 in force at 3.11.2008 by S.I. 2008/2712, art. 2, Sch. para. 17(a)

3E+WSchedule 3 (handling of complaints and conduct matters etc.) is amended as follows.

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 23 para. 3 in force at 3.11.2008 by S.I. 2008/2712, art. 2, Sch. para. 17(a)

4E+WIn paragraph 6(4) (handling of complaints by appropriate authority: use of local resolution procedures) in each of paragraphs (a)(ii) and (b)(ii), for the words from “, a requirement to resign” to the end substitute “ or the giving of a final written warning. ”

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 23 para. 4 in force at 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(i) (with art. 3)

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Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 23 paras. 5-10 omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

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Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 23 paras. 5-10 omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

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Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 23 paras. 5-10 omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

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Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 23 paras. 5-10 omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

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Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 23 paras. 5-10 omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

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Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 23 paras. 5-10 omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

11(1)Paragraph 21A (procedure where conduct matter is revealed in course of investigation of DSI matter) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (5) (DSI matter is to be recorded as conduct matter) omit the words from “(and the other provisions” to the end.

(3)After sub-paragraph (5) insert—

(6)Where a DSI matter is recorded under paragraph 11 as a conduct matter by virtue of sub-paragraph (5)—

(a)the person investigating the DSI matter shall (subject to any determination made by the Commission under paragraph 15(5)) continue the investigation as if appointed or designated to investigate the conduct matter, and

(b)the other provisions of this Schedule shall apply in relation to that matter accordingly.

Commencement Information

I5Sch. 23 para. 11 in force at 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(i)

12(1)Paragraph 22 (final reports on investigations) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) (cases where paragraph 22 applies)—

(a)after paragraph (a) insert “ or ”;

(b)omit paragraph (c).

(3)In sub-paragraph (4) (meaning of appropriate authority in the case of a conduct matter which was formerly a DSI matter) for the words from “a DSI matter” to “or (4)” substitute “ a matter that was formerly a DSI matter but has been recorded as a conduct matter in pursuance of paragraph 21A(5) ”.

(4)At the end insert—

(7)The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision requiring a report on an investigation within paragraph 19C(1)(a) or (b)—

(a)to include such matters as are specified in the regulations;

(b)to be accompanied by such documents or other items as are so specified.

(8)A person who has submitted a report under this paragraph on an investigation within paragraph 19C(1)(a) or (b) must supply the appropriate authority with such copies of further documents or other items in that person's possession as the authority may request.

(9)The appropriate authority may only make a request under sub-paragraph (8) in respect of a copy of a document or other item if the authority—

(a)considers that the document or item is of relevance to the investigation, and

(b)requires a copy of the document or the item for either or both of the purposes mentioned in sub-paragraph (10).

(10)Those purposes are—

(a)complying with any obligation under regulations under section 50(3) or 51(2A) of the 1996 Act which the authority has in relation to any person to whose conduct the investigation related;

(b)ensuring that any such person receives a fair hearing at any disciplinary proceedings in respect of any such conduct of his.

Commencement Information

I6Sch. 23 para. 12(1) in force at 3.11.2008 by S.I. 2008/2712, art. 2, Sch. para. 17(a)

I7Sch. 23 para. 12(1)-(3) in force at 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(ii) (with art. 3)

I8Sch. 23 para. 12(4) in force at 3.11.2008 for specified purposes by S.I. 2008/2712, art. 2, Sch. para. 17(b) (with art. 4)

I9Sch. 23 para. 12(4) in force at 1.12.2008 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(ii) (with art. 3)

13(1)Paragraph 23 (action by Commission in response to investigation report) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (2) (action to be taken on receipt of report)—

(a)for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)shall determine whether the conditions set out in sub-paragraphs (2A) and (2B) are satisfied in respect of the report;;

(b)in paragraph (c), for “the report does so indicate” substitute “ those conditions are so satisfied ”;

(c)in paragraph (d), after “appropriate authority” insert “ and the persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (5) ”.

(3)After sub-paragraph (2) insert—

(2A)The first condition is that the report indicates that a criminal offence may have been committed by a person to whose conduct the investigation related.

(2B)The second condition is that—

(a)the circumstances are such that, in the opinion of the Commission, it is appropriate for the matters dealt with in the report to be considered by the Director of Public Prosecutions, or

(b)any matters dealt with in the report fall within any prescribed category of matters.

(4)In sub-paragraph (5) (persons to be notified) for “Those” substitute “ The ”.

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F2(6). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F2Sch. 23 para. 13(5)(6) omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

Commencement Information

I10Sch. 23 para. 13 in force at 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(i) (with art. 3)

14(1)Paragraph 24 (action by the appropriate authority in response to investigation report) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (2) (action to be taken on receipt of report)—

(a)for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)shall determine whether the conditions set out in sub-paragraphs (2A) and (2B) are satisfied in respect of the report;;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “the report does so indicate” substitute “ those conditions are so satisfied ”;

(c)after paragraph (b) insert and

(c)shall notify the persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (5) of its determination under paragraph (a) and of any action taken by it under paragraph (b).

(3)After sub-paragraph (2) insert—

(2A)The first condition is that the report indicates that a criminal offence may have been committed by a person to whose conduct the investigation related.

(2B)The second condition is that—

(a)the circumstances are such that, in the opinion of the appropriate authority, it is appropriate for the matters dealt with in the report to be considered by the Director of Public Prosecutions, or

(b)any matters dealt with in the report fall within any prescribed category of matters.

(4)In sub-paragraph (5) (persons to be notified) for “Those” substitute “ The ”.

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(6)For sub-paragraph (6) substitute—

(6)On receipt of the report or (as the case may be) copy, the appropriate authority shall also—

(a)in accordance with regulations under section 50 or 51 of the 1996 Act, determine—

(i)whether any person to whose conduct the investigation related has a case to answer in respect of misconduct or gross misconduct or has no case to answer, and

(ii)what action (if any) the authority is required to, or will in its discretion, take in respect of the matters dealt with in the report, and

(b)determine what other action (if any) the authority will in its discretion take in respect of those matters.

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Textual Amendments

F3Sch. 23 para. 14(5) omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

F4Sch. 23 para. 14(7)(8) omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), ss. 15(11)(a), 183(1)(5)(e); S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(c) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

Commencement Information

I11Sch. 23 para. 14 in force at 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(i) (with art. 3)

15E+WIn paragraph 24A(2) (final reports on investigations into other DSI matters: obligation to submit report) for the words from “A person appointed” to “paragraph 19” substitute “ The person investigating ”.

Commencement Information

I12Sch. 23 para. 15 in force at 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(i) (with art. 3)

16(1)Paragraph 24B (action in response to a report on a DSI matter) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (2) (circumstances in which appropriate authority must record matter as a conduct matter) omit the words from “(and the other provisions” to the end.

(3)After sub-paragraph (2) insert—

(3)Where a DSI matter is recorded under paragraph 11 as a conduct matter by virtue of sub-paragraph (2)—

(a)the person investigating the DSI matter shall (subject to any determination made by the Commission under paragraph 15(5)) investigate the conduct matter as if appointed or designated to do so, and

(b)the other provisions of this Schedule shall apply in relation to that matter accordingly.

Commencement Information

I13Sch. 23 para. 16 in force at 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(i)

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Textual Amendments

F5Sch. 23 para. 17 omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

18(1)Paragraph 27 (duties with respect to disciplinary proceedings) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) (application of paragraph) in each of paragraphs (a) and (b), for “proposing to” substitute “ required to or will, in its discretion, ”.

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Textual Amendments

F6Sch. 23 para. 18(3) omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.2.2020 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 50; S.I. 2020/5, reg. 2(n) (with art. 3(1)(2)(4))

Commencement Information

I14Sch. 23 para. 18 in force at 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(i) (with art. 3)

19E+WAfter paragraph 28 insert—

Minor definitionsE+W

29In this Part of this Schedule—

  • gross misconduct” means a breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour that is so serious as to justify dismissal;

  • misconduct” means a breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour;

  • the person investigating”, in relation to a complaint, recordable conduct matter or DSI matter, means the person appointed or designated to investigate that complaint or matter;

  • prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State;

  • the Standards of Professional Behaviour” means the standards so described in, and established by, regulations made by the Secretary of State.

Commencement Information

I15Sch. 23 para. 19 in force at 3.11.2008 for specified purposes by S.I. 2008/2712, art. 2, Sch. para. 17(b) (with art. 4)

I16Sch. 23 para. 19 in force at 1.12.2008 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2008/2993, art. 2(1)(i)(ii) (with art. 3)

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